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The Divine Palikoi

a Pleiades location resource

Creators: Perry Scalfano Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 22, 2012 03:15 PM History
The Divine Palikoi, two lakes attributed as the brethren gods, the Palikoi, at the site of the ancient Palikon Limne/Palicorum Stagna


{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 14.697094999999999, 37.324475 ] }



Google Earth and DigitalGlobe Imagery 2012


  • Archaic (Greco-Roman; 750-550 BCE/BC) (confident)
  • Classical (Greco-Roman; 550 BC-330 BC) (confident)
  • Hellenistic Greek, Roman Republic (330 BC-30 BC) (confident)
  • Roman, early Empire (30 BC-AD 300) (confident)
  • Late Antique (AD 300-AD 640) (confident)


The two lakes of the Divine Palikoi largely dried up due to geological activity, and nowadays the large carbon dioxide emissions they release are siphoned off and used in dry ice production and the water distributed for irrigation (Mineo), this location was discovered by using the coordinates provided in the Interlandi article and discovering the point nearby these where the Google Earth shows machinery we believe to be the siphoning equipment for the lakes.